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The Musical Theatre Quiz

A general knowledge quiz about musical theatre 10 Questions.

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This composer has been called 'the next Gershwin'. Who is this composer?

  • Tim Rice
  • Irving Berlin
  • Jason Robert Brown
  • Oscar Hammerstein


Les Miserables is one of the worlds longest running musicals, but how many languages has it been translated into?

  • 23
  • 21
  • 20
  • 22


'All that Jazz' is a biopic of which Broadway Legend?

  • Bob Fosse
  • Richard Rogers
  • Irving Berlin
  • George Gershwin


Broadways longest running musical has been successfully running for 20 years as of 2009, but what is it?

  • The Phantom of the opera
  • Les miserables
  • Cats
  • Chicago


Tim Rice and Elton John adapted a grand opera to an English Musical Theatre format. It was nominated for several Tony Awards in 2000. Name the musical?

  • The Lion King
  • Aida
  • Song and Dance
  • Aspects of love


This musical beat out the musical 'Chicago' for top Tony honors in it's original release. At one time, it held the record for the longest running musical. Name this musical?

  • Cats
  • Sweet Charity
  • The phantom of the opera
  • A Chorus Line


Which musical was planned to be a movie before its musical adaptation?

  • Wicked
  • Chicago
  • Cats
  • Rent


Who wrote the music for 'Fiddler on the roof?

  • Joseph Stein
  • Jerry Bock
  • Tevye
  • Sheldon Harnick


Of the following musicals, which did Julie Andrews not appear in on stage or screen?

  • My Fair Lady
  • Mary Poppins
  • Little shop of horrors
  • The sound of music


Which character in the stage production of 'Evita' crooned 'Another Suitcase In Another Hall'?

  • Evita
  • Che
  • Peron
  • Peron's mistress